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Political Science

This guide highlights resources for research in political science at the University of Chicago.

Articles - Social Sciences

Miscellaneous Sources

Articles - Humanities

These databases will be of more use to researchers looking for cross-disciplinary, theoretical scholarship and political philosophy.

Search Multiple Databases Simultaneously

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, and PAIS International, and other databases on the ProQuest platform can be searched simultaneously. This can be useful if you are working on an interdisciplinary research topic. 

  1. Start in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
  2. Near the upper right corner, click "Change databases".
  3. In the upper right hand corner of the new window: Click "View By Subject."
  4. Expand "Social Sciences Databases."
  5. Check off : PAIS International, Sociological Abstracts.
  6. Click "Use Selected Databases"
  7. Click "Advanced Search"